Planners reject scheme to convert Portslade station offices into homes

Planning officials have refused permission to convert empty railway station offices into share homes. Freelance architect Jonida Murataj, 33, wanted to turn the old offices at Portslade Station into a pair of shared houses. But her plans for the grade II listed Victorian building...

Read Brighton and Hove News’ 168 reviews of this year’s Great Escape

The Great Escape is THE BIG new music event of the year in Brighton & Hove and our team at Brighton & Hove News managed to cover a staggering 168 live music performances during the four day event held at many venues different throughout the city from Wednesday 11th to...
Posted On 23 May 2022 at 7:29 pm

Proposed cycle lane along Brighton seafront wins £1.2m government funding

A proposed cycle lane along Brighton seafront has been awarded £1.2 million by the government, Brighton and Hove City Council said today (Monday 23 May). The proposed cycle lane would run along the A259 Marine Parade between Brighton Marina and the Aquarium roundabout. The...
Posted On 23 May 2022 at 6:49 pm

‘So When You Gonna…’ see Dream Wife live?

DREAM WIFE + SLANT – CHALK, BRIGHTON 20.5.22 “Are you looking out for each other?” vocalist Rakel Mjöll calls to the crowd assembled in CHALK. She offers the mic to the mosh pit, and a front row of self-identified bad bitches give her less of a cheer, more of a...
Posted On 23 May 2022 at 6:14 pm

It’s a ‘Revelation’ seeing Stone Broken live in Brighton

STONE BROKEN + THE FALLEN STATE – CHALK, BRIGHTON 21.5.22 With a UK tour run of nine dates in April and six dates in May, The ‘Revelation Tour’ is in support of their newly released third studio album of the same name with Stone Broken making a headline appearance at...
Posted On 23 May 2022 at 4:55 pm

Neighbours unconvinced by huge ‘co-living’ village plans

A developer is hoping to build a village of 424 “co-living” flats in blocks of up to eight storeys off Lewes Road – but neighbours aren’t keen on the plans. Paul Brundell already has permission to build 83 co-living flats in place of garages behind Machine...
Posted On 23 May 2022 at 3:54 pm

Toads Hole Valley: this is not how communities are built

Back in March, a duplicate outline planning application for Toads Hole Valley, a green sliver of land beside King George VI Avenue, in Hove, went to the Planning Committee and was refused in line with the officer recommendation. The application for outline permission – to agree...
Posted On 23 May 2022 at 3:03 pm

44 sets reviewed on Day 3 of The Great Escape – Part 3: Saturday 14th May

The Brighton & Hove News Music Team were out in force at The Great Escape New Musical Festival. We strived to cover as many new and up-and-coming artists as possible during the three day event, which took place at many right across the city of Brighton and Hove at numerous...

Brighton bakery applies for drinks licence

A new business under the Food for Friends banner has applied for an alcohol licence in the Lanes. Maison Gouter is described as a “high-end bakery operation” in an application for a licence to serve drink submitted Brighton and Hove City Council. The venue, in Prince Albert...

Police issue fresh appeal to trace suspect in ‘senseless’ Southwick beating

Police have issued a fresh appeal for the public’s help to trace the man suspected of carrying out a serious attack in Southwick in September. The “completely senseless” assault left the 49-year-old victim, a local man, bleeding heavily and semi-conscious, with head injuries and...
Posted On 23 May 2022 at 12:49 pm
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